dotcore:

Xerneas and Yveltal.
by Ishmam.

so-nyeo-shi-daze:

gametavern:

ghostanime:

Many game companies cut their staff numbers to save costs, or reassure investors, but Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata says that’s a strategy he won’t be using.

Participating in an investor Q&A, Iwata was asked why, given Nintendo’s lackluster financial performance recently, he had not cut staff numbers. He replied that such moves might resolve short-term difficulties, but always proved counter-productive in the long-term.

"If we reduce the number of employees for better short-term financial results, employee morale will decrease," he said. “I sincerely doubt employees who fear that they may be laid off will be able to develop software titles that could impress people around the world."

Iwata pointed towards the value of the yen against the dollar as a significant factor in the company’s decreased profits. He also said that today’s games require more manpower to produce than those in the past.

"I know that some employers publicize their restructuring plan to improve their financial performance by letting a number of their employees go, but at Nintendo, employees make valuable contributions in their respective fields, so I believe that laying off a group of employees will not help to strengthen Nintendo’s business in the long run."

In 2011, when Nintendo addressed the sluggish performance of its recently launched 3DS by slashing the machine’s price, Iwata imposed a 50 percent pay-cut on himself, while other board members also took smaller pay decreases.

how can you NOT like this company? 

It is funny to read this and see folks turn it into a negative. 

I love this because I recently read a book on why East Asian countries’ Confucian values lead to their more stable social and economic structures. Japanese companies would never lay off employees because employment is seen as a two-way street: you give us your best performance, and we promise to take care of you and make sure you’re provided for. They realize that layoffs and cutthroat business practices lead to increased rates of homelessness, crime, divorce, drug use, etc. Preserving the wa (social harmony) is more important than any one company’s profits, and I find that to be an inspiring message that I wish Western societies would learn from.

omg PAPER MARIO DSFAJDSFASDKLFJAD

AND LUIGI MANSION!

ADSFKLADSFJLADSFJSADFJ

Red, tangerine, pink :3

Red: What are your hobbies?

Does watching cartoons and making gifs count as a hobbie? :B

Tangerine: Give a description of the person who you like

Mmmm. Well, he’s white (as in, caucasian). He’s average height I guess? And he has dark hair and a really cute smile. Yeahhh.

Pink: What is the meaning behind your url?

Well, I just wanted something alliterative with my name, and I wanted it to have some kind of nerdy reference.

So I came up with BulletBen, because it’s like Bullet Bill, but Ben-er! :D

Nothing can compare to that shame when you hit yourself with your own green shell in Mario Kart. ლ(ಥ益ಥლ)

cub-buns:

HA!

cub-buns:

HA!

xombiedirge:

Link Vs. Rabite by Jon McConnell

xombiedirge:

Link Vs. Rabite by Jon McConnell

manxome:

skyrule
art by metalhanzo

manxome:

skyrule

art by metalhanzo

thedrunkenmoogle:

Goddess of Power (The Legend of Zelda Shot)
Ingredients:1 cl grenadine1 cl licor 431 cl Cassis Bar Sirup (cassis syrup)
Directions: Mix all ingredients in a shot glass and let loose the fire.
“With her strong flaming arms, she cultivated the land and created the red earth.”
(Drink created by Mike Khamphoukeo of Scrollbar.dk.)Goddess of Courage shotGoddess of Wisdom Shot 

thedrunkenmoogle:

Goddess of Power (The Legend of Zelda Shot)

Ingredients:
1 cl grenadine
1 cl licor 43
1 cl Cassis Bar Sirup (cassis syrup)

Directions: Mix all ingredients in a shot glass and let loose the fire.

“With her strong flaming arms, she cultivated the land and created the red earth.”

(Drink created by Mike Khamphoukeo of Scrollbar.dk.)
Goddess of Courage shot
Goddess of Wisdom Shot 

thedrunkenmoogle:

Goddess of Wisdom (The Legend of Zelda Shot)
Ingredients:1 cl Bénédictine1 cl vodka1 cl Bols Blue
Directions: Layer into a shot glass, with the Bénédictine on top. “Poured her wisdom onto the earth and gave the spirit of law to the world.”
(Drink created by Mike Khamphoukeo of Scrollbar.dk.)Goddess of Power shotGoddess of Courage shot 

thedrunkenmoogle:

Goddess of Wisdom (The Legend of Zelda Shot)

Ingredients:
1 cl Bénédictine
1 cl vodka

1 cl Bols Blue

Directions: Layer into a shot glass, with the Bénédictine on top. 

“Poured her wisdom onto the earth and gave the spirit of law to the world.”

(Drink created by Mike Khamphoukeo of Scrollbar.dk.)
Goddess of Power shot
Goddess of Courage shot